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2141255 - Error using SQL Server 2008 JDBC 3.0 Drivers with some versions of XI 3.1


Error when attempting to create, test or consume a JDBC connection to Microsoft SQL Server 2008 JDBC 3.0 (sqljdbc.jar)

Java Exception : java.lang.UnsupportedOperationException: Java Runtime Environment (JRE) version 1.7 is not supported by this driver. Use the sqljdbc4.jar class library, which provides support for JDBC 4.0.



  • SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.1 (Reported version:  Support Pack 7)
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Database Server
  • Microsoft SQL Server JDBC (Version 3.0, sqljdbc.jar)



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